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Women’s Society meeting

Seventeen women gathered at Helen Clarkson’s home in Freeport on Monday July 18 to share devotions, progress through business and to hear of struggles and joys. Two were visitors from Kenya – Margaret Namiloye Musalia, pastor and Agneta Injairu-Malara, student … Continue reading

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Durham Friends Woman’s Society May 16, 2016

The Woman’s Society met at the home of Nancy Marstaller with 9 present. Margaret Wentworth led the devotions and program from “Blueprints.” The author spoke of how during a family health crisis she learned to remember God’s presence in her … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Meeting June 2016

Durham Friends Woman’s Society met at the home of Dorothy Hinshaw on June 20, 2016, with ten women in attendance for the meeting and the high tea which preceded the meeting. Angie Reed was not at the meeting so Katherine … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Meeting June 16, 2014

By Patti-Ann Douglas Fourteen women met at the home of Dorothy and Ed Hinshaw in Sumner. The women were served a lovely “High Tea” by Ed and grandson Chris that included delicious sandwiches, fruit and sweets. Sally Skillman presented devotions … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Festive December Meeting

By Angie Reed Woman’s Society met Dec. 16 at Angie Reed’s home. Twelve women attended. The Program and Devotions were offered by Daphne Clement from the Blueprint program written by Martha Hinshaw Sheldon, “Courage Takes Many Forms.” We all chose … Continue reading

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Recipe for Caramel-apple Pudding

This recipe comes from Margaret Wentworth. She hosted the November Woman’s Society meeting at her apartment and served this creation. There were many requests for her to share the recipe. Caramel-apple Pudding Dough: 1 ¼ C brown sugar 1/3 C … Continue reading

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Durham Friends Woman’s Society Meeting

November 18, 2013 By Angie Reed Twelve women met at Margaret Wentworth’s apartment for our monthly meeting. Jo-an Jacobus offered the devotions and program from this year’s Blueprints. It was titled “Listening for the Voice of God” and was written … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Bags

By Angie Reed Please bring in notepads, pens, pencils, calendars, hygiene items, various small gift items and candies to help the Woman’s Society fill its Christmas Gift Bags. This will help continue the tradition of providing a package stuffed with … Continue reading

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Mitten Tree

By Angie Reed Please bring in any homemade or purchased mittens, hats and scarves and pin them to the Christmas Tree Banner in the vestry of the Meetinghouse. After the Woman’s Society’s December meeting the gathered items will be donated … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society May 21 Meeting Report

By Angie Reed Ten women met on May 21, 2012, at Nancy Marstaller’s house for this month’s meeting. The Devotions and Program were presented by Angie Reed. This month’s topic was “Waiting for God’s Leading.” A report was given on … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Meeting June 18, 2012

By Angie Reed Fourteen women met at Linda Muller’s home for this month’s meeting. Devotions and the program were led by Jo-an Jacobus, who read Psalm 47 and presented a program on “Stillness in the 21st Century.” She discussed how … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society April Meeting Notes

By Nancy Marstaller Fourteen women met at Muriel and Karen Marston’s. Their recent work on the house makes the place just glow. Margaret Wentworth led the program and devotions on the theme “God Speaks Through Others.” The author of the … Continue reading

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Reminder: We need Plants for the Woman’s Society Yard Sale!

We have a loyal following at our plant sale section, so please, if you are dividing/growing plants and have extra, consider donating them to the yard sale. We have pots available in the entryway and the horse shed and could … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society March 19 Meeting

By Angie Reed On March 19, 17 women and one young woman met at the Meeting House for this month’s meeting. Kitsie Hildebrandt opened the meeting, asking for Devotions to begin. Devotions were given by Dotty DeLoach, who led us … Continue reading

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Plants for the Woman’s Society Yard Sale

Wow, what an early spring we are having! If you are dividing/growing plants and have extra, please consider donating them to the yard sale. We have pots available in the horse-shed. This year’s sale will be on Saturday, May 26, … Continue reading

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Spring Gathering of New England USFW

By Dorothy Grannell, of Portland Meeting and USFW-NE The Spring Gathering of United Society of Friends Women – New England is being held at Durham Friends Meetinghouse on Saturday, May 12. The schedule is:  10 a.m. Welcome  10:15 … Continue reading

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Yard Sale!

By Angie Reed The Woman’s Society annual yard sale is right around the corner. The date this year is Saturday, May 26. As usual, it runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is a major event in the calendar … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society July 18, 2011

By Nancy Marstaller We met on a perfect summer evening at Helen Clarkson’s lovely home with its fantastic view.  Margaret Wentworth led us in devotions and the program – taking highlights from the last two programs from our Blueprints lessons … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Eat Out

All are welcome to join us! We’ll be eating at the Lion’s Pride 112 Pleasant Street, Brunswick Monday, August 15 at 6:00 PM To confirm your space, by Wednesday, August 10, please, or for more information, please contact Susan Wood … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Report for June

By Angie Reed The Woman’s Society met on June 20, 2011 for a High Tea (light suppa) at the home of Dorothy and Ed Hinshaw.  12 women dined on cucumber sandwiches, beets, soda bread and jam, strawberries, cheesecake, among other … Continue reading

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2011 Annual Woman’s Society Yard Sale

Jo-an Jacobus This year’s annual Woman’s Society Yard Sale raised a record total of $1,789.75.  Customers and sales volunteers alike were pleased with the new pricing system for Jumble items.  Customers were invited to offer an amount they thought their … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Meeting at Hinshaw’s June 20

The Woman’s Society will meet on Monday, June 20th at the home of Dorothy Hinshaw in Sumner.  She has asked that people attending arrive at 5:30 so she can serve tea.  Those who have had Dorothy’s tea before know it … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Newsletter Report for May

By Angie Reed The Woman’s Society met on May 16, 2011 at Nancy Marstaller’s house. 15 women gathered for a devotional prayer by Dotty DeLoach, and a program by Sarah Sprogell. Sarah shared her experiences with Bobbie Jordan in the … Continue reading

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Yard Sale 2011 in May 28

By Angie Reed The Annual Woman’s Society Yard Sale will be Saturday, May 28, 8-1. This is Memorial Day weekend, and please plan to share some time with us that weekend. Remember, please save your “yard sale” items to donate.  … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Report for April

By Margaret Wentworth The Durham Friends Woman’s Society met on April 18 at Clarabel Marstaller’s home.  Ten women attended.  Bee Douglas led devotions, emphasizing the many ways she has felt cared for by her family and f/Friends.  Theresa Oleksiw gave … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Report for March

By Angie Reed The Woman’s Society met on March 21 at the Meeting House.  Twelve individuals gathered a few minutes early on that snowy night for a Silent Auction, and meeting.  Angie Reed presented the Devotions on letting God’s plan … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Report for February

By Angie Reed The Durham Friends Woman’s Society met on February 21 at the home of Dorothy Curtis. Twelve women attended. Theresa Oleksiw did a devotional reading. Susan Wood presented the program. The topic was answering the call to do … Continue reading

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Easter Pie Sale

By Angie Reed Orders are currently being taken for pies of all types to be distributed Easter Sunday morning. Pies will be sold for a suggested donation of $15.00. To order please contact Theresa Oleksiw at either 449-0700, or 865- … Continue reading

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Woman’s Society Silent Auction

By Angie Reed On Monday, March 21st there will be a Silent Auction at the Meeting House at 6:30PM before the start of our Woman’s Society Meeting at 7;00 PM. Please contribute home baked goodies, fudge, your gently used items, … Continue reading

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